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The Real Gangs of New York

The Real Gangs of New York( )
Author: Edwards, Wallace
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

The subject of a classic history by Herbert Asbury and an Academy Award nominated film by Martin Scorsese, the gangs of The Five Points in New York have become the stuff of legend. But how much is legend and how much is fact? In this short book we examine the original gangs of the Five Points in New York and see how accurate the film was (spoiler alert: not very) and what Asbury may have gotten wrong in his original research on this era. From the Bowery Boys to the Dead Rabbits, we...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.17 Inches
Book Weight:0.29 Pounds

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